Mrs. Martel earned a B.A. degree in Health Education from Florida State in 2008, and a M.A. degree in Special Education from the University of Central Florida in 2011. She started teaching in Orange County in 2009, and has been a Health teach at Winter Park High School, ESE learning strategies teacher and a Physical Education teacher at Lake Nona Middle School before joining OCVS. During her 6 years at OCVS she has taught HOPE, PE, Peer Counseling 1 and 2. She has also created contact for the Canvas platform. Mrs. Martel is married, and has one son, Maxwell and a Goldendoogle Milo. She enjoys attending a variety of sporting events (especially FSU and UCF football), working out, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.